[tlhIngan Hol] additional new word: tanje'rIn

Jackson Bradley j.monroe.bradley at gmail.com
Mon Nov 18 10:46:28 PST 2019


True, but my understanding was that, since it's a word of foreign origin
and presumably one only recently borrowed into the language, it requires
the *naH* to let everyone know that it's a fruit/vegetable we're talking
about.

Le lun. 18 nov. 2019, à 12 h 32, Lieven L. Litaer <levinius at gmx.de> a
écrit :

> Am 18.11.2019 um 19:21 schrieb Jackson Bradley:
> > To be clear: did he say /tanje'rIn/ or /tanje'rIn naH/?
>
> According to Qov's story, he said {tanje'rIn}.
>
> But I would not put too much weight on that. It's very likely that he
> simply forgot that all fruits have the {naH} complement, and on the
> other hand, I have noticed that many people cheat in those cases saying
> {'epIl vISop} and everyone understands.
>
> http://www.klingonwiki.net/Word/Tanje-rIn
>
> I mean, what would be the difference between {tanje'rIn} and {tanje'rIn
> naH}? Just my opinion, of course.
>
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